Monday, November 5, 2012
A total of 161,095 people cast early votes for the 2012 election, compared to 173,064 in 2008. The reason: the early voting period was longer in 2008.
There was a big rush of early voting last Friday, but overall fewer DeKalb County voters cast early ballots in this presidential election compared to 2008. Here are the numbers from the DeKalb Office of Voters Registration and Elections website. Early votes include mail-in votes and ballots cast in person. Dunwoody ranked highest in incorporated areas in DeKalb that voted early. Patch asked DeKalb Elections Director Mary France Weeks why the numbers changed. This is her emailed response. Actually, the daily numbers were higher this year. In 2008, early voting lasted 45 days – in 2012 it was reduced to 21 days. In 2008, we only had one early voting site for the full 45 day period – our main office on Memorial Drive. In 2012, we had two…
Friday, October 26, 2012
You can vote this weekend in various DeKalb locations. Chamblee Civic Center, closest to Dunwoody, begins accepting the early votes on Monday.
With the Nov. 6 Election Day fast approaching, some voters are beating the long lines at the polls for the highly anticipated presidential election. Through Thursday, 58,338 voters had cast early ballots in DeKalb County, according to the DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Office. That's a healthy 12.4 percent of the county's 470,065 registered voters, officials say. In Dunwoody and north DeKalb the early voting will likely pick up Monday. The Chamblee Civic Center opens its doors for early voters then - the closest spot for Dunwoody voters by a long shot. Here's the complete list of early voting venues; from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, these polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the casting of early ballots, according to DeKalb …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Early voting guide to where you can vote before the election.
Wondering Where In DeKalb County you can cast an early ballot? We've got the information for you. The presidential election is Nov. 6. Here are some important dates for voters in DeKalb. The information comes from the DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Office. For voters in Dunwoody, the closest place to vote is at the Chamblee Civic Center at 3540 Broad St. That voting window opens Oct. 29 and lasts until Nov. 2. Tuesday, Oct. 9. This is the last day to register and be eligible to vote in the General Election. If you've moved and changed your address, you need to let county elections officials know by this date. Monday, Oct. 15. Early voting begins at these locations, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 20 and 27. Saturday voting begins…
Friday, November 4, 2011
The day's top headlines for Friday, November 4, 2011.
Patch's 2011 Voting Guide. Last Day For Fulton Early Voting, Absentee Ballots. Election Day Information For Dunwoody. APD Directing Traffic At Lenox Road Construction Site. This Weekend Is The Empty Stocking Fund's Annual JROTC Drive. Brookhaven Bistro Gets A 'B' Restaurant Inspection Scores In Dunwoody. Mirage In Sandy Springs Gets A High Score. Waffle House, Thaicoon Ace Health Inspections. Fellini's Gets An 87.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
The week's top headlines for Oct. 17-21, 2011
Hundreds Line Streets To Salute Hero's Return Home. Early Voting Opens For Nov. 8 Election. Smyrna City Council Candidate's Signs Vandalized. Walkers Battle Breast Cancer. Dunwoody Chamber Of Commerce Candidates Forum. Police: Plane Crash Was 'Nothing Short Of Miraculous.' Your Photos Could Make Your Kids A Halloween Star!